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By gst
via matasano.com
Published: Sep 10 2007 / 23:58

The socialbookmarkosphere is abuzz with talk of “rainbow tables”, what they mean for password security, and why they prove that Microsoft did a shoddy job of securing Windows for Workgroups 15 years ago. This really freaks me out. If the “advanced” pole of your threat model is “rainbow tables”, stop working on your social shopping cart calendar application right now: I can’t trust you with my Reddit karma score, let alone my credit card number.
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pcx99 replied ago:

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REALLY nice.

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Mihai Campean replied ago:

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Yep, quite engaging and also true :).

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